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Relevant to the debate on fascism. He specifically talks about the difference between nationalism and fascism which is basically what the last few observations that were made on this thread were about.
This is a possibility, yes. I think 2016 Trump tapped into two separate demands in the American society that had been mostly unmet:I also think that he is way more dangerous than you think because he has paved the way for someone else, potentially more competent (kind of difficult to be less competent) to push the same rhetoric in the future. I am also worried about how divisive the political discourse is these days, although I suppose that might be as much a product of the issues that this country has than of Trump himself.
I'm just curious. How many years have you lived in or near rural South Carolina?I get what you mean, but I think it exploits the general rose-tinted glasses through which people of any generation tend to see the era of their childhood, adolescence and early adulthood. Food was better, sex was better, grass was greener, sun shined more sunnily etc etc. rather than omg let's re-segregate the lesser races and so forth.
But yes, it's the least rorschach-y out of those I mentioned.
And I will unapologetically refuse this. I will not say that putting country first is fascist, but adopting a universalist outlook should not be vilified either.Fascism isn't putting your country first. Any politician of any ideological flavor puts his country first, unless he is corrupt or a traitor. It is almost a tautology.
"The attack on the Capitol is not a protest, it's an insurrection," - Biden